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Police report: Man arrested after three-vehicle crash; escort of fallen DNR officer comes by Elk River; and man accused of assaulting son | Elk River Star Information

A 21-year-old Elk River man was arrested on suspicion of DWI after a three car accident in Elk River, according to Elk River Police Chief Joe Gacke.

The crash was reported just before noon on May 20 on Freeport Avenue and School Street in Elk River.

One vehicle hit another, which, according to the police report, was pushed into a third. Nobody was injured.

Fallen DNR officer’s escort comes through Elk River

Elk River Police escorted and assisted traffic control through Elk River for a procession from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to the Midwest Medical Examiners Office in Ramsey on the morning of May 25th and back north.

“The person being transported was Sarah Grell, the conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, who tragically died on duty on Monday, May 24, near Grand Rapids after a two-vehicle accident,” said Gacke.

Man allegedly attacked teenage son

A 44-year-old Elk River man was arrested for domestic assault after allegedly assaulting his teenage son, Gacke said.

The officers were dispatched to a reported domestic in Elk River at 11:39 p.m. on May 22. The father allegedly attacked the son in her home, strangled him and caused visible injuries, the police report said. The son ran to a nearby house and found help. The officers spoke to the son and he was transported to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

The father was contacted by phone and met officials in a shop where he was taken into custody.

Man accused of attacking his daughter

Police arrested a 41-year-old Elk River man after allegedly assaulting his 18-year-old daughter.

The attack was reported on May 21 at 11:32 p.m. in Elk River.

The victim told police that she and her father had argued over garbage disposal when her father slapped her face several times, threw a fryer basket at her, tried to pull her out of the house and, according to the police report, threw her her clothes from her room.

The victim eventually grabbed a kitchen knife to protect himself but did not try to use it and left the house to escape.

The father was arrested and taken to prison.

Teen accidentally shoots his leg

The Anoka County Sheriff’s office on May 25 sought help from a 19-year-old man with an accidental gunshot wound to the leg at Block 9000 on Viking Boulevard in Nowthen.

When the Elk River police arrived, officers from other agencies provided medical assistance to the Elk River man.

He reportedly gave the gun to two unidentified women after shooting himself, the police report said.

Gacke said responsibility for the incident rests with Anoka County, so Elk River officials only helped try to find the two women who were with the man earlier. You have not been located.

Cyclist slightly injured in accident

A 13-year-old Elk River boy on a bicycle suffered minor injuries after being hit by a vehicle on Dodge Street and Elk Hills Drive in Elk River. The boy was taken to hospital by his mother after arriving at the scene.

The accident occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on May 25th. The driver of the vehicle, a Honda CRV, was a 74-year-old Elk River woman.

Teen records crash scene, sends it to dad

A 16-year-old boy from Elk River, who recorded the scene of a vehicle accident while driving past and then sent the video to his father, was charged with a hands-free SMS violation.

Officials were at the scene of the accident on the 800 block of Highway 169 in Elk River when they watched the man drive past while holding a cell phone and recording the accident, Gacke said.

The incident occurred on May 25th.

Boys fight over Burger King crown

Two 13-year-old Elk River boys got into an argument over a Burger King crown at school.

The irregular behavior was reported to the police on May 25 at 12:15 p.m. According to the police report, the dispute over the crown began and quickly escalated when one student took it from another and did not return it. Both students landed on the floor struggling. Both students received school consequences and the school – VandenBerge Middle School in Elk River – contacted their parents.

Two surveillance cameras are reported as stolen

Police are investigating the theft of two Menard surveillance cameras in Elk River. The total loss is $ 259.98.

The theft was reported to the police on May 21st.

Gacke said the case is being actively investigated and the police have suspects.

Stolen golf club set, bag, range finder

A total of $ 2,200 worth of golf clubs, a bag and a range finder were reported stolen from a secure garage area on the 600 block of Main Street in Elk River.

The theft was reported to the police on May 26th. The investigation is ongoing, said Gacke.

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